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Distance Learning at Perimeter College: Cite your sources

A guide to library services and resources for Perimeter College Online.

Citation Management Tools

Tips and Guidelines

Always use citations when:

  • quoting directly from a source
  • including statistics or other factual information
  • paraphrasing or summarizing an author's main idea

For more tips, see this guide from Duke University Libraries.

Citation Help video

This video shows you how to find citation information in the GIL-Find catalog and in several research databases, including citation formatting tools.  It demonstrates how to translate that information into a citation.


Online Citation Guides

MLA 7 Style handouts

APA Style Handouts